The table below looks at the statistics for MCDBA in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MCDBA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Rank 123 130 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing MCDBA 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.069% 0.069% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£294 £125 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MCDBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
700 698 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.26% 24.22% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 294 205
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 19
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.38 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.16% -16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.76 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £180.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

MCDBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCDBA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCDBA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MCDBA across the Berkshire region.

MCDBA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MCDBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MCDBA across the Berkshire region.

MCDBA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MCDBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MCDBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
MCDBA
South East

MCDBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCDBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCDBA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

MCDBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCDBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MCDBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) NLBS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware